Beresford Hammond (b.1955 Kingston, Jamaica) has only really risen to become popular in the 'digital' age of Reggae, although his career stretches back to the 1970's. Considered by many to be one of Jamaica's finest contemporary vocalists, his best work has generally been captured on the 'Penthouse' and 'Xterminator' labels as well as his own 'Harmony House' imprint. The singer with his distictive 'Bourbon on the rocks' vocal style remains active today both recording and producing.
Carroll Thompson (born 1960, Letchworth, Hertfordshire) is an English lovers rock singer, best known for her work in the 1980s. Thompson sang in school and church choirs as a girl, but initially chose a career in pharmacy. In the mid-1970s, she began working as a backing singer at several recording studios after auditioning for Frank Farian's Sugar Cane group. Eventually, Thompson embarked on a solo career...
Reggae music has flourished in England like no other place outside Jamaica. At least two generations of talented UK artists and producers have laid down musical roots that are now celebrated far beyond the confines of the inner city communities that first nurtured them. Whilst Maxi Priest has proven Britain's most successful reggae singer to date, the name on a lot of people's lips right now is Peter Spence; a Birmingham born artist with street credentials to spare, but whose gifts increasingly demand a more international setting.
J.C. Lodge http://jclodge.com is one of the most popular female reggae singers of the '80s and '90s, balancing traditional reggae with pop, urban soul, dancehall, lovers rock, and even country music. The owner of a high, girlish voice, Lodge often played the role of the coy flirt, with a teasing sexuality simmering under much of her romantic material. Born June Carol Lodge in England, she was raised chiefly in Jamaica, and in high school began a relationship with aspiring songwriter Errol O'Meally, who would later become her producer and manager.
Cocoa Tea (Calvin Scott) born in Rocky Point, Clarendon was one of many vocalists who emerged from the dancehall 'explosion' of the early 80's in Jamaica. His honeyed voice brought him a healthy following with a marvellous vitality and purity of vocal tone.
He has recorded with most of the top producers on the island at one time or another and his body of work includes; 'Lost Me Sonia', 'Rocking Dolly', 'Good Life', 'Heathen' and countless others worth checking out.
Donna Rhoden is a prolific and versatile songstress and winner of a BBC Radio London British Reggae Award for 'Best Newcomer'. Born in Manchester and raised in London, Donna has been writing songs since she was twelve and started recording professionally at fifteen. She auditioned with the legendary lovers rock label Santic and producer Leonard Chin offered her a recording contract on the spot. Her debut single Be Kind To My Man combined reggae with a hint of jazz and went straight to the top of the UK reggae charts.
J.C. Lodge is a British singer, actress and painter of Jamaican decent born in 1958. Her music is Reggae that successfully encorporates Dancehall, Pop, Country, R&B, and Jazz.. She has recorded consistant as a musician since her 1980 debut hit song "Someone Loves You, Honey." Some of her other hit songs include, "More Than I Can Say", "Make It Up To You", "Selfish Love", "Home Is Where The Hurt Is", "Activate Me", "Love You To The Max", among others. J.C. has released 11 studio albums. Her most recent releases are the album "Reggae Country 2.
There are multiple artists with the name Fiona. The first bio is for the 80s Fiona who is the most played artist, the rest are in first come first listed basis. 1. Fiona (born Fiona Flanagan in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, September 13, 1961) is an American rock music singer. There are videos for the songs “Talk To Me” from Fiona, “Hopelessly Love You” and “Living In A Boy’s World” from Beyond The Pale, “Everything You Do (You’re Sexing Me)” from Heart Like A Gun, “Hearts Of Fire” from the Heart Of Fire soundtrack, and “Where the cowboys go” from “Heart like a gun”.
Bitty McLean is a reggae music singer, producer and musician. His career took off in 1994 with covers of The Shirelles' "Dedicated To The One I Love" and Fats Domino's "It Keeps Rainin (Tears from my eyes)". Following the superb "On Bond street" (2004), "MOVIN' ON", his new album, produced in Kingston with Reggae legends Sly & Robbie, is scheduled for release in 2008. McLean has also worked with the popular British reggae band, UB40, producing and mixing their "Promises and Lies" best seller and participated in "Running Free" Ali Campbell's solo album.